The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 302 328 313
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £61,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +17.12%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Basecamp
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Adobe
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 5 (38.46%) Video on Demand
4 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Flash
4 5 (38.46%) Adobe AIR
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) Behat
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Basecamp
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Behat
6 1 (7.69%) Calabash
6 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
6 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
6 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.69%) XDE
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) Flash
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video on Demand
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) OSCP
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago